Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins


Herschel-Glyden Imaged 09-14-06 , 18 Inch Reflector , Infinity2-1M Camera

The Information Listed Below Is Provided By Personal Authorization From Christian Legrand Of VMA, Link To Virtual Moon Atlas

Description: (Herschel)
Young circular formation situated on the North slope of Ptolemaeus.
Steep slopes overlapped to the South by Herschel G.
Very high walls with terraces.
Tormented floor with mountain off center. Craterlets.

Size: (Herschel)
Dimension: 43x43Km / 25x25Mi
Height: 3770m / 11400ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.092

Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: First Quarter or 6 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor